Ice Men, A Novel of the Korean War - download pdf or read online

By Steven Spruill

ICE males is the tale of the risky first 12 months of the Korean conflict culminating within the fateful conflict of the U.S. seventh Infantry department and 1st Marine department opposed to the greatly higher strength of “volunteers” from the chinese language People’s Liberation military on the Chosin reservoir in North Korea. Harlan Hood, a veteran marine sergeant, isn't unsatisfied to discover himself in one other scrap simply 5 years after storming the shores of Iwo Jima.  His son Sam, a cynical playboy, waited until eventually WWII ended to affix the military reserves, certain that America’s subsequent struggle will be a long time away (and that the spiffy officer’s uniform may get him dates).  Bonnie Brisbane, who grew up with no father, indicators up with the U.S. military in go back for her nurses education. An idealistic younger lieutenant, she volunteers for responsibility in a newly-formed M.A.S.H unit destined to pioneer a dicy and arguable new surgical procedure to avoid wasting males horribly torn in conflict. As a part of X Corps, Bonnie is fated to move paths with Harlan and Sam. The veteran sergeant and his eco-friendly lieutenant son, lengthy estranged through the divorce which tore their relatives aside, locate themselves in each one other’s faces back, certain jointly by means of the pressing calls for of conflict and by means of a girl who went to struggle not only to save lots of males yet to review them.  From the sweltering warmth of the Pusan perimeter to the inhuman chilly of the Chosin reservoir, a tribulation by means of hearth and ice will attempt those 3 american citizens to the boundaries of human persistence and alter each one of them forever.

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The Widows of Malabar Hill (A Mystery of 1920s Bombay) by Sujata Massey PDF

By Sujata Massey

Introducing a unprecedented woman lawyer-sleuth in a brand new historic sequence set in Twenties Bombay!
 
Bombay, 1921: Perveen Mistry, the daughter of a revered Zoroastrian kinfolk, has simply joined her father’s legislations enterprise, turning into one of many first woman legal professionals in India. Armed with a legislations measure from Oxford, Perveen additionally has a sad own heritage that makes her specially dedicated to championing and retaining women’s criminal rights.

Mistry legislations has been appointed to execute the need of Mr. Omar Farid, a filthy rich Muslim mill proprietor who has left 3 widows in the back of. yet as Perveen goes throughout the bureaucracy, she notices whatever unusual: all 3 of the better halves have signed over their complete inheritance to a charity. what is going to they survive in the event that they forfeit what their husband left them? Perveen is suspicious, specially considering the fact that one of many widows has signed her shape with an X—meaning she most likely couldn’t even learn the record. The Farid widows reside in complete purdah—in strict seclusion, by no means leaving the women’s quarters or talking to any males. Are they being taken good thing about by means of an unscrupulous dad or mum? Perveen attempts to enquire, and realizes her instincts in regards to the will have been right while tensions enhance to homicide. Now it's her accountability to determine what fairly occurred on Malabar Hill, and to make sure that no blameless ladies or young ones are in additional danger.

Inspired partly via a true lady who made heritage by way of turning into India’s first woman attorney, The Widows of Malabar Hill is a richly wrought tale of multicultural Twenties Bombay in addition to the debut of a pointy and promising new sleuth, Perveen Mistry.

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Download PDF by Ian MacMillan: The Bone Hook

By Ian MacMillan

A hike within the mountains close to Kailua ends up in the opportunity discovery of the foremost to a protracted buried kinfolk mystery that units in movement a chain of occasions regarding younger misfits, wealthy artifact creditors, drug buyers and profitable suburbanites, all of whom interact in a race to unravel a century-and-a-half outdated secret. the tale provides a large choice of characters, from a shy younger girl suffering from the ghost of a misplaced baby, a tender guy conquer with guilt concerning the dying of his mom, a difficult neighborhood boy on his manner up within the felony global, a profitable older couple for whom the bounds of feat develop into an issue, to a warped, deadly, former highway individual along with his personal special feel of vengeance, to a coke-snorting antiques and artwork collector who locations the works of people above the human race itself. Their quest for the prize alterations the lives of them all, and creates a lean, fast-moving tale that speeds up in speed and dramatic rigidity to the end.

The Bone Hook, Ian MacMillan's 3rd novel with Mutual, is released posthumously. Ian handed away—too soon—in 2008.

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Get El secreto de Turandot (Spanish Edition) PDF

By Elisa Santos

Es el día del estreno de l. a. ópera Tannhauser
de Wagner y acaba de terminar los angeles representación.
Sobre el escenario, el barítono, de nombre Lucien,
está siendo merecidamente ovacionado por el
público. En un momento dado fija los angeles mirada en una
de las primeras butacas y allí descubre a una hermosa
mujer que le resulta regularly occurring. Algo en su inside le dice
que los angeles conoce pero es incapaz de recordar quién es. Se
cruzan las miradas varias veces y ella le sonríe. ¿Quién
es esa misteriosa dama que igualmente parece conocerle
a él? Un instante antes de caer el telón ella le muestra
un libro. Cuando cesan los aplausos del público, Lucien
baja corriendo hasta el asiento pero los angeles mujer ya no está.
Sin embargo le ha dejado algo, se trata de un libro que
esconde un mensaje en su inside. Un mensaje que el
propio Lucien había escrito veinte años atrás: «Violeta,
Sangre, Turandot», cube l. a. nota.

La novela es un viaje en el tiempo, un viaje a
una etapa muy importante en los angeles vida de Lucien, donde
él mismo nos cuenta en primera personality —a modo de
confesión a veces desgarradora, a veces entrañable y
divertida— sus intentos por saber quién es Violeta.

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Lewis M. Weinstein's The Heretic: a historical thriller exploring the conflicts PDF

By Lewis M. Weinstein

* a multi-generation love story

* a ancient mystery that has been favorably in comparison to the simplest within the style, together with Humberto Eco's identify of the Rose

* prompt analyzing in Rick Steves' Spain

* explores one of many worst examples of Catholic hatred and persecution of the Jews that reverberated via historical past for hundreds of years with subject matters that have been followed by means of Hitler

* for Jews dwelling in Seville whilst crusading Dominican clergymen swept during the urban in 1391 and back in 1412, the alternative was once transparent: settle for baptism, or die!

* set in Seville at the eve of the Spanish Inquisition

* a rare view of Queen Isabel being affected by momentous decisions

* explores the effect of the Gutenberg printing press

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Sunny Alexander's Disappearing Ink: The Other Side of the Door PDF

By Sunny Alexander

Marley Chambers, her head jam-packed with concerns approximately her boyfriend and faculty, races via a riding rain to arrive her demise father’s bedside. She makes it in time to listen to his murmured final words—a Hebrew prayer. Marley is stunned. Her mom and dad raised her and not using a devotion to faith or the life of God.

Then, as she and her formative years buddy Vivian are cleansing out her father’s table, they discover a mystery compartment that incorporates a letter to Marley. The letter bargains Marley a decision: research the reality approximately her family’s earlier or keep it up along with her existence unchanged. With Vivian’s encouragement, Marley chooses to learn on.

Vivian and Marley, for all their modifications, have something in universal: their love of Nancy Drew novels. Now the chums suppose like they're in a single of these magnificent mysteries as this difficult letter leads them to a hidden door that opens onto a mystery room containing a few of Marley’s mom and dad’ possessions—and the reality approximately her family’s past.

Now Marley needs to confront a brand new truth, one solid within the fires that burned throughout Europe a iteration prior. Will dealing with that mystery supply Marley the braveness to admit her personal hidden truth?

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Download e-book for kindle: Großgarage Südwest (German Edition) by Wolfgang Schreyer

By Wolfgang Schreyer

Ende 1952 debütierte Wolfgang Schreyer mit "Großgarage Südwest", dem ersten Kriminalroman der DDR. Neun Jahre vor dem Mauerbau führte er in das geteilte Berlin: Schauplatz der phantasievollen tale. Wenn diese Affäre so viele Leser gefunden hat, so auch dank zweier gestandener Kriminalisten, die dem Autor damals mit ihrem Rat zur Seite standen.
Das Buch bietet dem krimiverwöhnten Leser der Gegenwart noch immer atemberaubende Spannung und erinnert an die Zeit, als die Westberliner und Ostberliner Kriminlapolizei sich bei der Gangsterjagd noch gegenseitig unterstützte.
LESEPROBE:
Ungefähr zur gleichen Zeit, der letzte Schein des Tages stand am westlichen Himmel, betrat Alexander das Jakobs'sche Grundstück von der Rückseite her, wie guy es ihm angeraten hatte.
Nachdem er das schmiedeeiserne, finstere hohe Tor in der Parkmauer durchschritten hatte, erblickte er in fünfzig Meter Entfernung am Ende des breiten Weges die Villa. Im Näherkommen unterschied er an der dunklen Masse des Hauses ein von zwei Säulen getragenes Giebeldach, unter dem eine breite, flachstufige Treppe zum Eingang hinaufführte. Darüber, in der dreieckigen Giebelwand, waren in römischen Kapitalbuchstaben die Worte eingegraben: 'Sei gegrüßt'.
Das additionally ist die Zentrale der Berliner enterprise! Alexander nahm bedächtig, ohne jedes Beklemmungsgefühl - used to be ihn wunderte - die flachen Stufen. Der Anblick des großen, massiven Gebäudes, dessen Bewohner er zu überlisten hoffte, entmutigte ihn nicht; sein Plan stand fest. Von seiner Militärzeit her battle ihm zwar der Spruch geläufig: Es kommt immer alles anders als du denkst. Aber es blieb ihm keine Zeit mehr, sich mit dieser Alltagsweisheit kritisch auseinanderzusetzen, denn unmittelbar vor dem Eingang leuchtete ihm jemand ins Gesicht.
"Halt, wer sind Sie?"
"Der Kaiser von China", antwortete Alexander mechanisch - so hatte ihn Bobby Kopsch angewiesen. Die Taschenlampe erlosch, er schritt weiter. Jetzt befand er sich in einer schwach erleuchteten Empfangshalle. hyperlinks vor sich erblickte er einen riesengroßen Spiegel. Gegenüber davon, rechts befand sich der Aufgang. Er stieg lautlos die mit dicken Läufern belegten Treppen hinauf. Im zweiten inventory die vorletzte Tür rechts, das wusste er.
Der Korridor in der zweiten Etage schien endlos. An zwei Stellen fiel durch ein quadratisches, dick verglastes Oberlicht ein schwacher Schimmer herein. hyperlinks und rechts gingen hohe Flügeltüren ab.

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Get Things of the Earth: Book 4 Part-I: SPARROW WARS in the PDF

By C.A. Portnellus

Love and marriage for Barton and Elise Barre all started within the oilfields of Texas. With Bart’s leading edge drill designs, monetary backing from pals, and a hearty urge for food for earning money, the Barre Oil Drilling and Engineering (BODE) workplace has now moved to Austin Texas. together with his appealing and gifted spouse, Elise, Bart feels he's quickly gaining his dream—to be a prosperous oil baron.

Elise retains every thing operating like a well-oiled computing device, as a spouse, mom and enterprise companion in BODE. This retains Bart satisfied and his happiness is hers. jointly, they generally have instances of excessive love and a great partnership. As Bart’s fortunate big name, Elise is helping to construct his dream.

During the times which appear tremendous, enters the fateful snake creeping into their idyllic backyard of bliss. probably it's the los angeles Barre relations curse wreaking havoc with neighbors, kinfolk, and company companions. Barton and Elise are separated for a time which starts the tragedy of the summer time of 1950. each one attempt to achieve again that magical momentum they'd at first fell aside.

This is an element one of many fourth ebook of the multi-generational los angeles Barre relatives saga, Sparrow Wars within the backyard of Bliss.

Readers’ popularity of the l. a. Barre relatives Saga sequence:

Prelude to War-[Barton Barre] “He is via some distance the main fresh personality the following: unruly, gutsy and disgusted along with his family.”—Kirkus studies

Legends of warfare- “The e-book has drawn me ahead with anticipation and gift. an excellent learn. thanks so much.” Reader—JRF, London, England

The street domestic- “Charming. genuine. Cultured Elise is gorgeous and Barton is a rogue and pushed obsessively to be successful. He speedy places his war-time heroics to the part to achieve all he desires.” Reader S.

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Read e-book online Mein Name ist Afra (German Edition) PDF

By Angela Dopfer-Werner

Jetzt auch wieder als Taschenbuch (siehe oben) erhältlich
406 Seiten

Pressestimmen

Wild-romantisch ist auch diese model des Mittelalters, aber sicher um einiges näher an der historischen Realität als die Burgfräulein-Schoten der Fantasy-Zunft
Felicia Engelmann, DIE ABENDZEITUNG

Dazu zählt auch Angela Dopfer-Werners Buch «Mein identify ist Afra», das die Leser in die faszinierende Welt des Mittelalters entführt und zugleich am Schicksal zweier Frauen in einer von Männern bestimmten Welt teilhaben lässt
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Kurzbeschreibung

GESTERN ist HEUTE ist MORGEN

In einem bayerischen Dorf wird im Jahr 1957 im dunklen Moor ein Sarg mit der Leiche einer jungen Frau gefunden. was once hatte sie verbrochen, um so unchristlich und abseits von der Gemeinde begraben zu werden?

Im Jahr 939 wachsen die Freundinnen Afra und Richlint im harten Bauernleben des Dorfes Pitengouua auf. Ungarische Krieger überfallen das Dorf, morden und plündern. Während die Dorfbewohner mühsam den Weg in den Alltag zurücksuchen, gibt allein die Heilerin Justina den Mädchen Halt und Trost. Doch weder Afra und Richlint noch die Menschen aus ihrem Dorf können sich den Machtkämpfen zwischen Adel, Kirche und aufständischer Landbevölkerung entziehen. Während Afra durch den Mann, dem sie zur Frau gegeben wird, Liebe und Mutterglück findet, muss Richlint, die Tochter einer Sklavin, einen dramatischen Kampf um Freiheit und ihre große Liebe zum Ungarnführer Arpad fechten.
Auf dem Lechfeld bei Augsburg entscheidet sich im Jahr 955 nicht nur die Zukunft Bayerns, sondern auch der Lebensweg der jungen Frauen. Wird Afra ihrer unfreien Freundin bis zur letzten Entscheidung beistehen?

„Spannend und voller Emotionen erzählt die Autorin vom Leben der „einfachen“ Frauen aus dem Volk. Ein fesselnder historischer Roman aus einer ganz besonderen Perspektive.“
Klappentext Fischer Taschenbuch

Schon als style warfare Angela Dopfer-Werner fasziniert von der geheimnisvollen Moorleiche, die 1957 unweit ihres Heimatorts Peiting im Schwarzlaichmoor gefunden wurde und noch heute die Gemüter erregt wegen der vielen Rätsel, die sie den Wissenschaftlern und insbesondere den Historikern aufgibt.

Buchseiten der aktuellen Printausgabe: 406 Seiten

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The Time Traveler's Children (Out of Time Book 4) - download pdf or read online

By AJ Berry

Our time traveller, wish, and a few of her little ones, were having fun with their time commute. might be desire was once having fun with herself an excessive amount of and didn’t concentrate on what her husband TJ have been doing. To her horror, she learned TJ was once alcoholic. Worse nonetheless, he took up with one other girl after which took his belt to her.
Hope’s ally, Mariah, used to be demise from melanoma. stable, dependable, Neik once again dried her tears and set her at the route to therapeutic. jointly that they had your time touring adventures; they visited the Holy Land and heard the Sermon at the Mount. Neik’s spouse, Darl, determined the time tourists had some distance an excessive amount of enjoyable, and it doesn't matter what, she desired to move alongside on a visit. the 3 of them went to merry outdated England through the time of Henry VIII. whilst she observed the heads on pikes, Darl used to be no longer amused and she or he screamed, which introduced undesirable cognizance to them. The time of the stopover at used to be now not calculated accurately and so they controlled to their horror, to work out Anne Boleyn beheaded. the subsequent journey Neik, Darl, and desire took used to be to go to Washington DC throughout the conflict of 1812 the place they witnessed the conflagration and the next storm and twister. them all had extra pleasure than they deliberate on or wanted.
The tale takes a distinct flip for the higher. anything very unplanned and such a lot unforeseen occurred to pray and her lifestyles was once grew to become thoroughly in one other course. regardless of announcing “Never, Never”, she did it.
This is the fourth ebook within the sequence Out of Time through AJ Berry. The sequence has an exceptional tale line and has avid readers. benefit from the tale approximately Hope’s adventures within the time slip.

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